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Works and Maintenance Department

Profile- Director Works and Maintenance Mr. Molebatsi Ntja  


Mr. Ntja holds a Bachelor of Engineering in the field of Civil Engineering obtained from University of Roorkee (UP) India in 1982 and Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering from University of Witwatersrand in 2000.  

He has a wide experience in engineering, project and general management.

He started his career as an Assistant Engineer in the Department of Rural Water Supply and grew to a status of Regional Engineer in the southern districts of Lesotho. He has a wide experience in water supply in rural communities from his work in the Department from 1982 - 1988. He has designed and constructed several water supply systems ranging from gravity, diesel, electrical and solar pumping systems.


Mr. Ntja has also worked as Senior Engineer and Head of Appropriate Section of Ministry of Interior and Rural Development as well as Senior Water Engineer of Ministry of Water, Energy and Mining for Maseru Town. Thus he gained a wealth of experience in appropriate technologies including indigenous fuel, solar energy and water abstraction, treatment and distribution in a fast growing town from 1989- 1990.


He was then appointed as Director of Works and Maintenance of the University from 1991 to date, with a mandate to develop, construct, maintain and manage many buildings and Infrastructure for the National University of Lesotho.




Works and Maintenance Department is one of the oldest University Departments formed in 1940’s. It is a service arm for infrastructure facilities, repairs and provision of various services to NUL Community.



The business of the department is to provide the following services to its customers namely students and staff:


Provision of acceptable standards of teaching facilities and accommodation within buildings owned or leased by NUL (Prepare plans for development and maintenance of sites, buildings and facilities);


Provision of acceptable and reliable transport services;


Provision of quality municipal services to the clients (offices, houses, utilities etc);


Provision of cleaning services (Upkeep of grounds at all campuses).





Mr. Molebatsi Michael Ntja-The Director of Works and Maintenance

B.Eng. Civil Engineering, Roorke (India), M.Sc Civil Engineering (Wits RSA)


Mrs. Mamoepi Rapapa- Thooso   - Clerk of Works

Dip. Civil engineering (LP), B Tech Quantity Surveying (CPUT), MSc Property (UFS)


Mrs. Mamotuba Letseka-Hloai- Chief Technical Officer-Planning Construction Engineering and Architecture (LP)


Mr. Dube Emanuel Moshoeshoe- Transport Officer

Dip. Mechanical Engineering (LP), Higher National Dip. Mech. Eng.(Plant) (Kaduna Polytechnic Nigeria)


Mr. Rasekoai Majoro- Estate and Utility Manager

B.A Business and Entrepreneurship (NUL), Dip. Business Management (NUL)


Mr. Tholoana Mohlerepe- Supervisor (CTO) Academic Zone

Cert. in Carpentry and Joinery (LP)


Mr. Koatjo Pule- Supervisor (CTO) Staff Housing Section

Dip. in Electrical Installations (TSL)


Mr. Tsepo Pastor Motoko - Supervisor (CTO) Hostels Section

Cert. in Plumbing and Sheet Metal (LP)


Mr. Bohlale Solomone Khalema- Supervisor (CTO) Regions Section

Cert. in Plumbing and Sheet Metal (LP)


Mr. Moeketsi Ramarikhoane- Supervisor (CTO) Grounds Upkeep

Dip. in Agriculture (LAC)



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